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December 2, 1999 - Industry News

Roadway Restructures IT

Roadway Express, Akron, OH, has reorganized its Information Technology systems to address the increasing importance of e-commerce and to add value to its existing freight and information networks.

December 2, 1999 - Industry News

New Penn Upgrades Web Site

New Penn Motor Express, Lebanon, PA, has launched a new web site to provide up-to-the-minute shipment status and transit time information.

December 2, 1999 - Industry News

FTC Investigates Port Trucker Organizing Efforts

As independent truckers who haul in and out of the nation's ports prepare to meet in South Carolina tomorrow, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into whether their actions violate the Federal Trade Commission Act

Tags: Intermodal

December 2, 1999 - Industry News

AFL-CIO Boosts Teamsters In Overnite Battle

About 400 officials from the AFL-CIO joined about 200 Teamsters Wednesday in Indianapolis for a rally to put pressure on Overnite Transportation, which the Teamsters have been picketing since Oct. 24

December 2, 1999 - Industry News

Safety Bill Targets High-Risk Truckers

Under the new federal safety regime, truckers can expect police and inspectors to do a better job of sidelining high-risk drivers and companies.

December 2, 1999 - Industry News

It's All Mine, Mine, Mine...

Today the Yellow Freight web site at has a new look. According to Yellow spokesman Roger Dick, Yellow has given a new name for what had been called Personalized Account Services. The functions remain pretty

December 2, 1999 - Industry News

Trailer Sales Remain Strong

A robust economy, trade expansion, accelerating manufacturing activity, strong consumer spending, and high levels of construction activity have kept trailer demand at relatively high levels, according to Economic Planning Associates.

Tags: Economy

December 2, 1999 - Industry News

Pilot Opens Second Stop In Oklahoma

Pilot Corp. has opened a new travel center in Roland, OK. The Roland store is only the second Oklahoma travel center for the Knoxville, TN-based company, which also operates a center in Oklahoma City

December 2, 1999 - Industry News

ATA Issues Tips To Fight Fatigue

The American Trucking Assns. has launched a highway safety campaign to help motorists safely navigate through the holiday season.

December 2, 1999 - Industry News

Dana Receives Michigan Quality Award

Dana Corp's Spicer Heavy Axle and Brake Div. has received the 1999 Navigator Recognition Award from the Michigan Quality Council

December 2, 1999 - Industry News

Navistar Posts Near Record '99

Navistar International Corp.posted net income of $544 million for its fiscal 1999, its second highest in history

December 2, 1999 - Industry News

IRP Nixes Third Party Basing

The Dispute Resolution Committee of the International Registration Plan has ruled against using a third-party licensing party provider's address as a carrier's base state.

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

Ryder Wins Suit Against Former Exec.

A federal judge in Miami has ordered Donald C. Kelley, a former Ryder Truck Rental vice president, and his new company, Kelley Fleet Services, to stop soliciting Ryder customers, recruiting Ryder's employees and utilizing Ryder's proprietary information.

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

Wabash Buys Apex

Wabash National Corp. has finalized its purchase of the Apex Group including Apex Trailer Service Inc., Apex Trailer and Truck Equipment Sales and Apex Rentals.

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

Lonestar Thanks Western Star

The country music band Lonestar presented Western Star Trucks with a commemorative copy of its platinum album at the American Royal Rodeo in Kansas City, MO. The award recognizes Western Star's support and sponsorship of the band over the past year

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

Teamsters Condemn Overnite Shooting

The Teamsters Union issued a statement yesterday condemning the early-morning shooting of an Overnite driver, but denying any blame for the incident

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

Volvo Wins Design Award

Volvo Trucks North America was honored along with the likes of the Apple iMac and the new Volkswagen Beetle with a "Designs of the Decade" award

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

Arkansas Driving School Buys Simulator

Cossatot Technical College, DeQueen, AR, has bought a TranSim truck driving simulator from I-Sim Corp., Salt Lake City to use in truck driver training

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

Yellow Freight Looking To Expand In Ohio

Yellow Freight System is hoping to expand its Richfield, OH, operations by opening a second freight terminal in the facility former operated by bankrupt Preston Trucking

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

Tougher Enforcement Coming

Many of the changes in safety enforcement that truckers will see in the coming months are based on a report by DOT Inspector General Kenneth Mead that is extremely critical of the federal safety program

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

Overnite Driver Shot: Reward Offered

Overnite Transportation is calling on the Teamsters to end its unfair labor practices strike after a driver was seriously injured by a gunshot early this morning

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

Driver Training: A Personal Odyssey

After 23 years of photographing and writing about trucks, riding across country in them -- in awe of their drivers' ability to claw their way through snow and ice storms, navigate narrow dock access, confound squirrely

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

APRA Launches

Folowing a three-month pilot, the Automotive Parts Rebuilders Assn. has launched, an Internet site with information about remanufacturing plus industry news and information.

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

Global Reman Parts Report Available

The Automotive Parts Rebuilders Assn. is offering an in-depth report on import restrictions for remanufactured parts.

December 1, 1999 - Industry News

Morgan Relocates Georgia Parts Facility

Morgan Corp. will move its Rydal, GA, parts and service facility to a new location in Atlanta set to open January 2000.


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